Traffic Engineering Supervisor

City of Alhambra | Alhambra, CA

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Posted Date 5/13/2019


Under the general direction of the Director of Public Works, the Traffic Engineering Supervisor plans, directs and supervises the electrical and painting projects for the streets and parking lots and other work as required.

Essential Job Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: plans, organizes and directs the activities of the field crews in the installation, maintenance and repair of various electrical and electronic circuits relating to street lights, lot lights, and traffic signs; plans, organizes and directs the layout, application, and placement of lane lights, islands, curb paint, directional signs, crosswalks, street name signs and parking spaces; inspects electrical systems to determine needed maintenance; inspects traffic paint and signs for wear or damage in order to reschedule replacement; directs ground surveys and field inspection to assist design personnel in meeting traffic design requirements of streets and parking lots; assists in preparing cost estimates for traffic control and parking construction; establishes training programs for subordinate personnel; submits requisitions for materials and equipment; combines and deeps records and makes reports.


Qualification Guidelines


Knowledge of:
Principles of electrical and electronic theory; materials used in traffic painting, street lighting and traffic control work; procedures and practices of electrical and traffic painting work; principles of traffic safety and motor vehicle law and regulations; safety procedures and techniques.
Direct and supervise skilled and semi-skilled electrical and traffic painting workers; read and interpret plans, diagrams and specifications; deal effectively with contractors, officials, and the public; keep records and prepare reports.
Experience and/or Education:
Graduation from a four year college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil, traffic or electrical engineering field, plus E.I.T. Certificate desirable; with three years experience in street lighting and traffic signal or traffic painting.


Licenses and Certificates

Possession of a valid Class "C" California Driver's License.

Selection Process:
Applicants must complete an application online prior to the final filing date.   Applications will be screened for qualifications appropriate background and only the most qualified will be invited to participate in the examination process.  Successful candidates must achieve a minimum passing score in each of the test components.  Applicants will be notified by e-mail as to the test date, time and location.  The examination process will include a written examination and an oral interview.
Candidates will be required to pass a City administered pre-employment physical and may be required to pass a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination as a part of the selection process.  Candidates who do not pass will be disqualified and removed from the eligibility list.

Applicants with legal disabilities who require special testing arrangements must contact the Human Resources Department at least five (5) business days prior to the examination date.
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.


Job Category
Local Government
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